What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.
— Gabriel García Márquez (via psychotherapy)
I despise the kind of book that tells you … how to make yourself happy! The first duty of philosophy is making you understand what deep shit you are in.
— Slavoj Žižek (via blackestdespondency)
He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.
— Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera (via fuckyeahexistentialism)